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Kitchen Essential: Smeg Refrigerator

Leave it to the Italians to perfect the art of kitchen appliances, after all, their famous food has to be cooked somewhere. We love Smeg's classic products, especially their perfectly simple fridge.
June 4, 2013
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Vitsœ Brings Back Dieter Rams 620 Chair Program

On the 50th anniversary of Dieter Rams's 620 modular seating, Vitsoe has introduced a re-engineered version of the modern classic.
May 9, 2013
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Mod Storage Accessories from Nomess Copenhagen

Stack it, store it, fold it, and hang it all with yet another Scandinavian design company we love. Nomess Copenhagen specializes in easy-on-the-eyes storage solutions, and here are just a few that tickle our collective fancy.
May 7, 2013
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Site of the Day: Lightly

Australian home wares studio Lightly creates sweet and simple products.
May 6, 2013
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Office Wares by Daniel Emma

Established in 2008 by Daniel To and Emma Aiston, industrial design studio Daniel Emma strives to "create the unexpected from simple objects using simple forms," calling their designs—which range from desk objects to wall hooks—"just nice." Before Daniel Emma was established, the pair worked for talents such as Marc Newson, Thorsten Van Elten, and Committee and participated in exhibitions internationally. In 2010, Daniel Emma was awarded the Blueprint Most Promising Talent at 100% Design London in 2010 and the Bombay Sapphire Australian Design Discovery Award, the most prestigious design award in the Land Down Under. Below, a sampling of the South Australian duo's office-friendly picks.
April 15, 2013
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Design Idea of the Week: A Fool Proof Flask

The Geo Vacuum Flask from Normann Copenhagen wins Red Dot “Best of the Best” award.
April 12, 2013

2013 Salone Internazionale del Mobile Furniture Preview

Hello, sports fans! That's right: Milan's annual design fair happens next week, and it's big, bad, and enough of an endurance test to qualify as spring training. As you read back in February, Cosmit, the Italian organization behind Salone Internazionale del Mobile, is ensuring that 2013 will be even better than usual—including a new city and museum pass that's being incorporated into the ticket price for the fair. One thing to keep in mind (as with all design fairs worth their salt) is that the off-ground exhibitions are as exciting as what's happening on the official schedule. Click through our slideshow for a peek at what brand new furniture will debut next week, and read on below for a cheat sheet of where to go in Milan.
April 5, 2013
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Home Swede Home

A Swedish kitchen has a nifty mix of low, high, and custom pieces under designer Mads Odgård.
April 3, 2013
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Process This

We love to break down the intricate steps that go into making our favorite furniture, products, prefabs and more. Increase your industrial-manufacturing IQ with this slideshow showcasing our favorite Process articles from the past.
February 1, 2013